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High School History Teacher

Holy Family Classical School seeking a High School History Teacher for the ’24-’25 school year. This ministerial, teaching position will report to the Head of the School. This position is a part-time position which may become a full-time position with the addition of junior high history courses or in combination with other high school positions for a qualified teacher. Please see our other listings for more details on other available positions. This teacher will have the opportunity to participate in the ongoing development of the high school’s classical history curriculum.

The 2024-2025 school year will be the third year of Holy Family Classical School’s High School program, with students in grades 9-11. One 9th grade Ancient History (Greek & Roman) course and one 10th/11th grade Modern History (~16th-19th century) course will be offered in ’24-’25, with additional courses offered in Medieval History, U.S. History, U.S. Government, and Oklahoma History in future years.

Founded by St. Katharine Drexel under the patronage of the Holy Family more than a century ago, Holy Family Cathedral School partners with parents to deliver an exceptional education that is both Catholic and classical. Emphasizing the integral unity of truth, goodness, and beauty, our curriculum cultivates a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of the seven liberal arts. Educating for virtue, we contemplate its perfection in our Lord Jesus and celebrate life-long life in Christ as the consummate expression of an authentically liberal arts education.

• A practicing Catholic in good standing who is joyfully striving to live according to Christ’s words;
• Fidelity to the Magisterium in thought, word, and deed;
• Familiarity with classical educational methods and/or openness to learning about and implementing the same;
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field and teaching certification or willingness to obtain certification or alternative licensure; Master’s degree or higher is highly desirable but not required.

Dedication to Catholic and classical culture:
• Support the full mission of Holy Family Classical School by word and witness;
• Help cultivate a culture of virtue and holiness in the classroom and the community;
• As a minister of the Catholic Church, give witness to the full mission of the school in all aspects of professional and personal life;
• Take an active role in contributing to a Christocentric, classical community.

Instructional Proficiency:
• Capability of instruction across grade levels while collaborating with colleagues;
• Ability to adapt teaching methods to a wide variety of students and circumstances;
• Effective planning skills and collaboration with administration and parents;
• Competency in teaching, pedagogical methods, and student management;
• Flexibility and adaptability in and out of the classroom;

Classroom/Activities Management:
• Understand, appreciate, and implement positive discipline in the context of virtue-ethics;
• Maintain positive self-image and positive regard for students in word and deed;
• Create a disciplined, organized, safe, open, and joyous learning environment.

Interpersonal Relationships:
• Work cooperatively and effectively with the administration and staff; interact with students in a joyful, respectful, friendly, and just manner; create and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with parents;
• Keep parents informed regarding student progress;
• Establish and maintain regular communication with parents and guardians

Professional Responsibilities and Growth:
• Maintain professionalism in appearance, grooming, words, manners, and actions;
• Handle confidential situations, discipline, and/or sensitive information discreetly;
• Seek professional growth opportunities in consultation with the school’s administration;
• Interpret school programs and policies to the local community in a positive manner;
• Maintain punctual and full attendance for all required professional days and events;
• Maintain diocesan VIRTUS/CYP certification (ongoing annually);
• Fulfill responsibilities as assigned in the spirit of the school’s Catholic, classical mission.

Please email a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references (two professional, one personal, clearly indicated) to: drroegiers@tulsacathedral.com

To apply for this job email your details to catholicschools.office@dioceseoftulsa.org

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